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The Right Stand: Will The Violence in Bengal and Poll Panel Asserting Itself Influence The Voter?

May 16, 2019 09:03 AM IST India India

Election Commission cracks the whip on the violence in Bengal, curtailing campaigning in the state for the last phase by 19 hours to 10 pm on Thursday. The move is unprecedented. Top aides of Mamata Banerjee have been transferred out. It's a clear message from the EC on the atmosphere of political violence in Bengal in poll season, leaving Mamata Banerjee red-faced ahead of the last phase of polling on the 19th of May. The Right Stand asks - Will the violence in Bengal and poll panel asserting itself influence the voter?